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Calling for Nuclear Disarmament

要請文
February 7, 2006

PARLIAMENTARIANS AND CIVIL SOCIETY APPEAL ON IRAN AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS
A PEACEFUL SOLUTION TO THE IRAN CRISIS AND A NUCLEAR-FREE MIDDLE EAST

APPEAL FOR PEACE WITH IRAN BY 50 PARLIAMENTARIANS AND 200 NGOs.
(See the Appeal)

50 Parliamentarians and 200 Non-Governmental organisations are appealing for a peaceful solution to the problem of Iran's nuclear program, in the light of increasing rumours of military action, and the possible referral of Iran to the Security Council.

They are headed by Tadatoshi Akiba, Mayor of Hiroshima, (who will be launching the appeal), and include MEP Angelika Beer, President of the European Parliamentary delegation on Iran. Non-governmental organisations that have signed the appeal include International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Greenpeace, Abolition-2000, Womens International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), the Association of World Citizens, and the International Fellowship of Reconciliation.

The appeal has been organised by Friends of the Earth (Australia and Flanders), Action des Citoyens pour le Desarmement Nucleaire, (ACDN), IPPNW-Germany, and Mayors for Peace.

It is to be released on Feb7th in Hiroshima, Sydney, Brussels, Paris, Berlin, The Hague, and Geneva.
Contact details for Feb 7th as follows:
Hiroshima - 10AM Hiroshima Press Club Toru Mukaikubo. +81-82-242-7821.
Sydney - John Hallam, Friends of the Earth +61-2-9810-2598, 9319-4296
The Hague - Ak Malten +31-70-360-8905 k.malten@hccnet.nl
Brussels - Pol D'Huyvetter, Friends of the Earth Flanders
+32-9-242 87 04, +32 495 28 02 59 pol@motherearth.org
Geneva - +41 22 919 7080 (Susi Snyder WILPF) susi.snyder@wilpf.ch
Paris - PressConf Jean Marie Matagne Mon, 6Feb, 10.30: +33 6 73 50 76 61 contact@acdn.net
Berlin - Xanthe Hall +49-30-698 074-12, xanthe@ippnw.de

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